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Offprints of the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Solomons Island, MD, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory: 1942-1947

Seller ID: 270


1942-1947 SCARCE ORIGINAL PAPERS ON THE MARINE BIOLOGY OF THE CHESAPEAKE BAY, MAINLY ON THE BLUE CRAB. Two 9 inches tall volumes, flexible covers, crude black cloth tape binding, titles hand inscribed to covers, collected offprints of publications by the State of Maryland Department of Research and Education on marine organisms in the Cheaspeake Bay, including the blue crab, fish, and plankton. Located where the Patuxent River meets the Chesapeake Bay, the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory is the oldest publicly supported marine laboratory on the East Coast. Founded in 1925, it has been a natio... View more info

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Apollo-Soyuz Pamphlets 1-9 (complete) together with The Soyuz-Apollo Project, Moscow 1975

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Washington, Moscow, U.S. Government Printing Office, Novosti Press Agency: 1975-1977

Edition: First editions

Seller ID: 290


1970s HISTORIC PAMPHLETS FROM APOLLO-SOYUZ PROJECT (NASA) AND SOYUZ-APOLLO PROJECT (USSR), WITH SIGNED PHOTO OF COSMONAUT. Complete set of 9 (nine) 10 1/2 inches-tall Apollo-Soyuz Pamphlets, color printed paper covers, 30-75 pages each, unmarked, very good. 8 1/2 inches tall Soyuz-Apollo Project pamphlet, color printed paper covers, 32 pages, unmarked, very good; laid in 4 1/2 x 7 inch color photo of 2 Soviet Cosmonauts, signed by Cosmonaut Kubasov, dated 6 July, 76. HEAVY ITEM--INQUIRE FOR SHIPPING COSTS. View more info

Image for United States Atomic Energy Commission: In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer. I. Transcript of Hearing before Peronnel Security Board, and II. Texts of Principal Documents and Letters of Personnel Security Board General Manager Commissioners, together with program for a lecture by Martin J. Sherwin titled Oppenheimer's Legacy: Science and Government in the Shadow of Nuclear Weapons, February 1, 2006, at CalTech. The program is signed by David Baltimore, 1975 Nobel laureate in Physiology or Medicine and President of Caltech from 1997 to 2006, and panelist who discussed the historical and ethical ramifications of the creation of the atomic bomb with the lecturer. Also included is a program for an October 15, 2003 lecture by Baltimore, Viruses, Viruses, Viruses.

United States Atomic Energy Commission: In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer. I. Transcript of Hearing before Peronnel Security Board, and II. Texts of Principal Documents and Letters of Personnel Security Board General Manager Commissioners, together with program for a lecture by Martin J. Sherwin titled Oppenheimer's Legacy: Science and Government in the Shadow of Nuclear Weapons, February 1, 2006, at CalTech. The program is signed by David Baltimore, 1975 Nobel laureate in Physiology or Medicine and President of Caltech from 1997 to 2006, and panelist who discussed the historical and ethical ramifications of the creation of the atomic bomb with the lecturer. Also included is a program for an October 15, 2003 lecture by Baltimore, Viruses, Viruses, Viruses.

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: United States Government Printing Office: 1954

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 283


1954 ORIGINAL TRANSCRIPT AND TEXTS OF PRINCIPAL DOCUMENTS OF THE FAMOUS US GOVERNMENT PERSONNEL SECURITY BOARD HEARING OF J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER. Two 9 inches tall books in printed gray paper covers, the transcript 1 1/2 inches thick, the texts of documents stapled, fine--in pristine condition; together with program for a lecture by Tufts University historian Martin J. Sherwin, Oppenheimer's Legacy: Science and Government in the Shadow of Nuclear Weapons, Feburary 1, 2006, at CalTech, signed by David Baltimore [with] program for an October 15, 2003 lecture by Baltimore, Nobel laureate and presi... View more info

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The Scientific Study of Marihuana

By: Abel EL;

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago, Nelson-Hall: 1976

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 205


1976 COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF MARIHUANA AT THE BEGINNING OF ITS POPULARITY IN AMERICA. 9 1/4 inches tall hardcover, xviii, 299 pages, green binding, spine gilt, handstamp of Ates Tanin, [Senior Lecturer in Chemistry, University of Toronto] on front free endpaper and edges of text, otherwise unmarked, very good; dust jacket edges rubbed, price-clipped, very good. CONTENTS: Pharmacology of Cannabis Sativa; Common Experiences Reported by Users of Marihuana; Les Paradis Artificiels--Charles Baudelaire; Marijuana Intoxication: Common Experiences--Charles T. Tart; Marihuana Effects: A Survey of Regul... View more info

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Seaside Studies in Natural History

By: Agassiz, Elizabeth C. and Agassiz, Alexander

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor and Fields: 1865

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 256


BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED FIRST EDITION ON MARINE INVERTEBRATES OF MASSACHUSETTS BY ELIZABETH AND ALEXANDER AGASSIZ. 9 inches tall hardcover, original green cloth binding, covers blindstamped, spine gilt title, brown endpapers, dedicated to Prof. L. Agassiz, over 180 fine wood engravings mostly by Alexander Agassiz, depicting marine invertebrates, including jellyfish, sea anemones and sea stars. Spine edges and corners rubbed, spine ends frayed, ink signature of previous owner to front endpaper, text very good and unmarked. This book was cited by Charles Darwin in his reading notebooks. ELIZABET... View more info

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The Puerperal Diseases, Clinical Lectures Delivered at Bellevue Hospital

By: Barker F

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Co.: 1874

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 22


SCARCE FIRST EDITION OF LANDMARK 19th CENTURY AMERICAN OBSTETRIC TEXT, TRANSLATED INTO GERMAN, FRENCH, AND ITALIAN. 9 inches tall hardcover, original green cloth boards, xiii, 526 pages. Covers and edges soiled and rubbed, spine ends frayed, ink signature of original owner, 'Mohr A. Reany, 1874' across title page, text otherwise unmarked. FROM THE PREFACE: 'For nearly twenty years, it lias been my duty, as well as my privilege, to give clinical lectures at Bellevue Hospital, on midwifery, the puerperal and the other diseases of women. ... I therefore have devoted the vacations of the past two ... View more info

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A Comparative Study of Contemporary White and Negro Standards in Health, Education and Welfare, Charlottesville, Virginia

By: Barksdale, James W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, University of Virginia: 1949

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 292


1949 UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA MASTER'S DEGREE THESIS ANALYSIS OF RACIAL DISPARITIES IN VIRGINIA HEALTH CARE MID-TWENTIETH CENTURY. 9 inches tall paper bound thesis for Master of Arts at the University of Virginia, printed cover, many tables. Fine. Excerpts from the book: "In Charlottesville there is only one state tax supported general hospital for both whites and Negroes, the University of Virginia Hospital. The Martha Jefferson, a private hospital, admits only white patients. These two institutions constitute the total general hospital facilities for the City and County. The Martha Jefferson H... View more info

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A Treatise on the Practice of Medicine for the Use of Students and Practitioners

By: Bartholow R

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Co.: 1880

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 57


SCARCE FIRST EDITION OF 19TH CENTURY AMERICAN MEDICAL TEXT. 9 1/2 inches tall hardcover, xvi, 853 pages, original brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine, bookplate of Dr. John A. Murphy to front free endpaper, his signature to title page. Illustrated with 46 wood engravings. Publisher's advertisements at rear. Spine ends frayed, corners bumped, library handstamp to fore-edge and title page, library due date slip and pocket at rear. Good condition. ROBERT [aka ROBERTS] BARTHOLOW (November 28, 1831 - May 10, 1904) earned his MD from the University of Maryland in 1852, served as surgeon in the U... View more info

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Experiments and Observations on the Gastric Juice, and the Physiology of Digestion

By: Beaumont, William

Price: $1,400.00

Publisher: Plattsburgh, F. P. Allen: 1833

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 172


1833 BEAUMONT'S OBSERVATIONS ON THE GASTRIC JUICE--FIRST EDITION OF RARE EARLY AMERICAN MEDICAL CLASSIC. 9 inches tall hardcover, original brown paper covered boards, more recent brown linen spine with gilt title, new endpapers, pencilled notes on front and back endpapers. 280 pp, 3 wood engravings in text, scattered light foxing, text unmarked, very good. In custom archival mylar cover. WILLIAM BEAUMONT (1785-1853) was a surgeon in the U.S. Army, and was the first to study the digestive system of a living person. His patient, a Canadian half-breed who had received a near-mortal gunshot wound ... View more info

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The French Practice of Medicine: being a translation of L. J. Begin's Treatise on Therapeutics: with occasional notes and observations illustrative of the treatment of diseases in the climate of North America

By: Begin LJ;Tessier X

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, E. Bliss: 1829

Edition: First American edition

Seller ID: 64


RARE ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF FRENCH EARLY 19TH CENTURY TREATISE ON THERAPEUTICS ADAPTED FOR NORTH AMERICAN PHYSICIANS. Two volumes in one, 8 1/2 inches tall hardcover, viii, 243; 236 pages, new black cloth boards with paper spine label, very good. Edges of pages darkened and wrinkled, with scattered marginal pencil notations. Signature of Joseph A. Eve, Dec 19th, 18** top of title page, volume 1; signature of Robert C. Eve, 1880 top of Preface. Begin classifies medications in three types: debilitating medications, direct stimulating medications, and revulsive medications. Tessier has added note... View more info

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Looking Backward 2000-1887

By: Bellamy E;

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: Boston, Ticknor and Co.: 1888

Edition: First printing

Seller ID: 183


1888 VERY SCARCE FIRST PRINTING OF LANDMARK UTOPIAN AMERICAN NOVEL. 7 1/2 inches tall hardcover, vi, 470 pages, in original slate green binding with gilt publisher's emblem to cover. Copyright page with 'Press of J. J. Arakelyan', and misprint ('wore' rather than 'were', line 8, page 210). Wear to rear cover, corners and spine ends worn, hinges starting, overall very good. EDWARD BELLAMY (March 26, 1850 - May 22, 1898) was an American author and socialist, most famous for his utopian novel, Looking Backward, a tale set in the distant future of the year 2000. Although Bellamy retrospectively cl... View more info

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Insanity and Its Treatment: Lectures on the Treatment, Medical and Legal, of Insane Patients with a summary of the Laws in Force in the United States on the Confinement of the Insane

By: Blandford GF;Ray I

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Philaadelphia, Henry C. Lea: 1871

Seller ID: 46


SCARCE FIRST EDITION OF 19TH CENTURY PSYCHIATRY TEXT THAT WAS IN PRINT FROM 1871 TO 1892. 9 1/4 inches tall hardcover, original brown cloth boards, bookplate of Library of University of Cincinnati College of Medicine to front paste-down, gift of Drs. Road, ink signature of G. Road, M.D., front free endpaper, viii, 471 pages, publisher's advertisements end of text, cover edges and spine faded, otherwise very good. GEORGE FIELDING BLANDFORD (1829-1911) became closely associated with Dr. A. J. Sutherland, Physician to St. Luke's Hospital, where his early studies in insanity iwere made. In 1866 h... View more info

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Medicine in Virginia in the Nineteenth Century

By: Blanton, Wyndham B.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Richmond, VA, Garrett & Massie, Inc.: 1933

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 288


1933 FIRST EDITION DEFINITIVE HISTORY OF VIRGINIA IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, IN THE ELEGANT ORIGINAL BINDING. 10 1/2 inches tall hardcover, original highly decorated coth binding, black and white plates, light age-toning of pages, otherwise unmarked and very good. WYNDHAM BOLLING BLANTON, M.D. (1890-1960), physician and historian, was born in Richmond, the son of Charles Armistead Blanton and Elizabeth Brown Wallace Blanton. During his youth, Blanton was exposed to both medicine and history, for his father and grand-father were physicians and both his parents' families included Virginians who ... View more info

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The Evolution of Man

By: Bolsche, Wilhelm

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Charles H. Kerr & Co.: 1905

Edition: First English edition

Seller ID: 478


1905 SCARCE TREATISE ON EVOLUTION BY GERMAN SOCIALIST, PUBLISHED BY RADICAL AMERICAN PUBLISHER. 6 3/4 inches tall hardcover, publisher's sky blue cloth binding, blindstamped cover series title Library of Science for the Workers and embossed title and author to cover and spine, floral design endpapers, age-toning to edges, binding tight, pages unmarked, very good, in custom archival mylar cover. WILHELM BOLSCHE (1861 - 1939) was a German author, editor and publicist. Bolsche studied from 1883 to 1885 in Bonn and moved 1885 to Berlin. Although most of his work covers natural history topics, Boel... View more info

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The Sylva Americana; or A Description of the Forest Trees Indigenous to the United States, Practically and Botanically Considered

By: Browne, D.J.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Boston, William Hyde & Co.: 1832

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 255


LEATHER BOUND FIRST EDITION EARLY MONOGRAPH ON AMERICAN TREES WITH OVER 100 ILLUSTRATIONS. 9 inches tall hardcover, full calf leather binding, [i]-vii, [viii- List]. [9]- 408 pp., frontis forest scene with deer, 111 wood engravings of leaves throughout text. Dedicated to the Massachusetts Horticultural Society. Part I, Vegetable physiology; Part II, Dendrology; Part III, Arboriculture; Appendix list of woods and heat generated by combustion; Glossary, Index Latin, English, and provincial names. Cover edges rubbed, spine dulled, endpapers browned, residue from bookplate removed from front paste... View more info

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Supplemental Studies for the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders: Racial Attitudes in Fifteen American Cities

By: Campbell, Angus and Schuman, Howard

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S. Government Printing Office: 1968

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 289


LANDMARK STUDY OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS RIOTS OF 1968--PERSONAL COPY OF NOTED SOCIOLOGIST PETER H. ROSSI. SUPPLEMENTAL STUDIES for the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders: Racial Attitudes in Fifteen American Cities, in original black cloth binding with gilt title on cover and spine, viii, 248 pages, COPY OF PETER H. ROSSI., his gilt name on cover, fine. FOREWORD TO SUPPLEMENTAL STUDIES: On March 1, 1968, the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders issued its report. In it we said that three supplemental studies were being conducted under the Commission's auspices. The text of ... View more info

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The Way of an Investigator. A Scientist's Experiences in Medical Research

By: Cannon, Walter B.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton & Co.: 1945

Edition: First edition (stated)

Seller ID: 291


1945 SCARCE FIRST PRINTING OF LANDMARK AUTOBIOGRAPHY BY WALTER CANNON, WHO DEFINED THE FIGHT OR FLIGHT RESPONSE. 8 1/2 inches tall hardcover, original red cloth binding, stated first edition, A wartime book. This complete edition is produced in full compliance with the government's regulations for conserving paper and other essential materials. Light stain to upper right corner of front and back covers, dampstaining to edges of dust jacket, which has edge tears along top edge, pages are clean and unmarked. Overall good+. First printings of this wartime book, an autobiography published the year... View more info

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Lectures on the More Important Eruptive Fevers, Haemorrhages and Dropsies, and on Gout and Rheumatism, delivered in the University of Pennsylvania

By: Chapman N

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Lea and Blanchard: 1844

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 79


FIRST EDITION GENERAL MEDICAL TREATISE BY DR. NATHANIEL CHAPMAN, PROFESSOR AT UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, with STUDENT TICKET TO HIS LECTURES 1845-6. 9 1/4 inches tall hardcover, viii, 448 pages, errata, publisher's advertisements, original full leather binding, leather rubbed on edges and spine, gilt black leather spine label worn, corners bumped, scattered foxing throughout, signature handstamp of Chas O H Laughinghouse on front free endpaper, handstamp of Public Health Library, N.C. State Dept. of Health, withdrawal, on dedication page, otherwise unmarked, overall good. LAID IN: Ticket of a... View more info

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Evolution of Life

By: Chapman, Henry C.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott & Co.: 1873

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 438


1873 REMARKABLE ILLUSTRATED OVERVIEW OF EVOLUTION PUBLISHED BY AMERICAN PHYSICIAN DURING DARWIN'S LIFETIME. 8 inches tall hardcover, green cloth binding, spine gilt, Fold-out map frontis showing diffusion of man across the globe, starting from paradise in the Indian Ocean, then to Africa, Asia, Australia, across Bering Straits to Americas. i-vii, 193 pp, 205 figures throughout text drawn from references listed on pp 183-186, double-page plate containing 24 profiles of primates and races of man. PREFACE. Since 1858, the year in which appeared Mr. Darwin's famous book, the literary as well as th... View more info

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The Direction of Human Evolution

By: Conklin, Edwin Grant

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1921

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 442


LECTURES BY E.G. CONKLIN, DELIVERED IN NORTH CAROLINA IN 1920, CONTRAST EVOLUTION, SCIENCE AND RELIGION 5 YEARS BEFORE SCOPES TRIAL. 8 inches tall hardcover, publisher's red cloth binding, gilt title to spine, frontis of busts of 3 prehistoric men, covers and spine darkened, light foxing/soiling to first and last pages, binding tight, pages crisp and unmarked, very good minus. EDWIN GRANT CONKLIN (1863 - 1952) was professor of biology at Ohio Wesleyan (1891-94) and professor of zoology at Northwestern University (1894-96), the University of Pennsylvania (1896-1908), and Princeton University (1... View more info